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Ricky Newsome

November 24, 1963 — January 18, 2023


Ricky  Newsome, age 59, of Albion, passed away on January 18, 2023. Ricky was born in Marshall, Michigan, on November 24, 1963, to Chester and Tilda (Damron) Newsome. He graduated from Marshall High School Class of 1981. Ricky worked as a Mechanic for Heritage Motors in Battle Creek and Davis Auto Mart in Charlotte. He enjoyed hunting, farming, and family get togethers.

Ricky is survived by his loving life partner, Dorothy Behl; brother, Lynn (Jill) Newsome; sister-in-law, Cynthia Newsome; two Nephews, Tucker Newsome, and Aaron Newsome, and two nieces, Jennifer Ortiz, and Jessica (Brian) Bussing.

He was preceded in death by father and mother, Chester Newsome and Tilda Newsome; brothers and sister, Layne Newsome, Rocky Newsome, and Greta Sue Caudill; brother-in-law, Ron Caudill; and niece, Hope Newsome-Norton.

Cremation has taken place and a family gathering will be held in the spring. Arrangements were entrusted to Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services, 723 US Hwy 27 N, Marshall, MI 49068. Please visit to view the online obituary, sign the guest book, and leave messages for the family. Memorial contributions may be given to the family. For assistance with memorials, please visit the funeral home.

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